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GPS works offline without internet or WiFi. Something in building GPS can't get connect to GPS satellite that's why it not show location.
Most phones tend to cache your location periodically and use this information when requested by you applications so that battery drain isn't a big problem. I believe this is called assisted GPS. This does have the disadvantage of allowing to your location to quickly become inaccurate. Imagine if your location is cached as you get onto a train, you then ...
Incredibly, after not working for close to 10 months, my Samsung S4 GPE GPS started working correctly - just a few days before the above response to my original post. I do not know why it's now working properly all of a sudden, I'm guessing some update fixed it. Or some hardware issue corrected itself (as unlikely as that seems). I did read a few months ago ...
This is a simple IP location lookup. There are some services that offer so called IP2Country lookup that gives you the country of an IP address. For instance http://www.iplocation.net/ combines multiple services and presents you all results of their respective databases. All of them will at least share the same country (probably the one you are currently in) ...
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